SF 10-33

Ambient music mixed with the sounds of San Francisco public safety radio traffic.

Now Playing: Lav & Purl - Absorbed In Serenity
Listeners: 24

About the Music on SF 10-33:

Live fire/police scanner audio from San Francisco processed and mixed with ambient and experimental music. A surreal audio zeitgeist of the city.

Most San Francisco Police radio is now encrypted and no longer available

Unfortunately, all SFPD traffic aside from initial dispatch and response has been encrypted and no longer accessible to the public. San Francisco has moved Police, Fire and EMS to a new digital system. Fire and non-police Emergency Services are still non-encrypted for many of their channels, so this will constitute the majority of the stream.

Sometimes, you may hear a garbled transmission. This is an encrypted transmission. We try and filter them out, but some get through.

We are currently using new equipment to receive the digital transmissions in the highest possible audio quality; but even that quality does not sound nearly as good to most people as the old analog system.

You can read more about this development on the Radio Reference Forums.

Other Ways to Listen:

If you don't want to use our webplayer, these links will work with external media players:

Problems listening with the above links? Get a compatible media player here or try these alternative stream links for internet radios and other media players.

Let your friends know what you listen to with this white ceramic mug with the SF 10-33 logo. Get yours with a $57 (plus postage) donation.

Become a Monthly Supporter

You can make sure that SomaFM is able to keep broadcasting by becoming a monthly supporter. Easy to setup, easy to cancel:



Shop and get SomaFM a commission

SomaFM is a participant in the Amazon Affiliate program.

They require us to indicate that the links used here are affiliate links. By buying through these links we may receive a commission for the sale. This has no effect on the price for you. Or these links to shop at Amazon.com, shop at Amazon.co.uk, Amazon.fr, shop at Amazon.ca or shop at Amazon.de.